2018 Critical Infrastructure Threat Overview

March 6, 2019 1:30 PM

A high-level overview of incidents and actors on America’s critical infrastructure. Includes a discussion on the concept of cyber deterrence and geopolitics. What can we expect next? What can we do about it?

Speaker Information

Panelist Information

Bryson Bort


Bryson is the Founder and CEO of SCYTHE, a next generation attack simulation platform for enterprise portfolio and risk management. Founder of GRIMM, a cybersecurity consultancy, and Co-Founder of the ICS Village, a non-profit advancing education and awareness of security for industrial control systems. He led R&D and strategy in multiple positions for the DoD and the Intelligence Community. He began his career as a US Army Officer. He is a Fellow at the National Security Institute.Bryson received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point and completed numerous U.S. Army professional education courses in tactical communications and information assurance. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Management from the University of Maryland and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida in addition to completing graduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas.

Thomas VanNorman


Thomas has been working in Operational Technology field for more than two decades. He is currently the Director of Engineering Services at Dragos, and a Founding Member of ICS Village. Thomas is also retired from the Air National Guard where he worked in Cyber Warfare Operations. For over the past 10 years Thomas focus area has been working on securing Industrial Control Systems and the networking of such systems leveraging his operational knowledge of such systems. Thomas currently holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) through ISC(2), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) both through GIAC.